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Mallison Name Meaning

English: variant of Mallinson . Scottish: metronymic from the personal name Malie which may be a pet form of either Maud or Mary. Compare Mall and Mollison .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mallinson, Millison, Allison, Gallison, Mollison, Jellison, Marrison

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Where is the Mallison family from?

You can see how Mallison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mallison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mallison families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 13 Mallison families living in New York. This was about 62% of all the recorded Mallison's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mallison families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mallison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mallison ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mallison. 17% of Mallison men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Mallison women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mallison were Machinist and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Painter
    6%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    18%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Seamstress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Mallison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mallison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mallison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mallison. For the veterans among your Mallison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mallison lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Mallison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mallison in 1946 was 33, and 69 in 2003.

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